Ariana Mesaros, Heidi's teammate, said, "I don't feel comfortable. My whole stomach is hanging out. Yes I can pull it up and if I pull it up my whole backside is hanging out. A recent poll of college cheerleaders, conducted by the University of South Carolina, showed the uniforms can have damaging effects. A third of those polled were at risk for eating disorders, especially among young women wearing midriff-baring uniforms.